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build a better libya. the word needs more chris stevenses. i spoke with his sister -- chris stevens. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning and told her he will be a hero by many nations. shawn smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague and was in libya on a brief, temporary assignment. he was a husband to his rife, heather, with whom i spoke this moving -- morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up proud of their father for the service he gave to our country, the service that took us toback and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew them to libya is both noble and necessary and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today, many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? this question reflects just how complicated and at times how confounding the world can be. but we mus
.s. consulate in libya shortly after the video was posted, including ambassador chris stevens. >>> eight people were arrested and six officers injured in protests against the antimuslim film in sydney, australia. witnesses say up to 500 people marched in the streets before getting into a confrontation with police in front of the u.s. consulate. police used pepper spray and tear gas to break up protests. >>> two people died and at least 40 people were hurt when protesters stormed the u.s. embassy in tunisia. the embassy was not staffed at the time of the attack. >>> antiamerican protests have now spread to about 20 countries, from the middle east and north africa all the way to australia. you are looking at a map right now of where the demonstrations have taken place. the state department says 65 embassies or consulates around the world have issued emergency messages about the violence and they are cutting back on diplomatic activity. >>> the united states military says it is sending an elite unit of marine special forces and drones to libya to help bring those responsible for killing those amer
, libya, four people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. u.s. embassy chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. u.s. warships are headed to the coast of libya and a group of marines has also been deployed. >>> a british newspaper is claiming that the u.s. had early warnings about the attack in libya. we'll get reaction from the obama administration from that when we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> 7:07. well, service rating for -- ratings in san francisco, for muni, they had a 57% on-time rating in august. that compares to 53% in march. muni blames this on a shortage of drivers and then they say a number of employees have called in sick lately. >>> let's check in with sal. i heard you mention that normally friday light, kind of not happening. we got off to a bad start. highway 4 is one of them. we had some late-running roadwork in the construction zone in antioch and pittsburgh pittsburg. the roadwork is gone. now the backup is pretty solid from antioch all the way out to concord. on this friday, when some
worships are on the move. two navy destroyers are off the coast of libya because of a precautionary plesh measure. all of this toms -- precautionary -- all of this comes -- because of a precautionary measure. officials want to know if that attack was coordinated to mark the september 11th anniversary. there are fueling reports that the film made are making them angry. >>> well, the attacks on the u.s. embassies and the consulate in libya could have a big effect on the elections. and mitt romney is being criticized for remarks he made shortly after the protest started the the -- protest started at the embassy. coming up for you at 7:15, what mitt romney is how saying about the attacks and how president obama is eroo -- is responding. >>> a public memorial service will be held this morning for the chp officer killed in the line of duty last week in alamo. dignitaries will include governor jerry brun. claudine wong is live where hundreds of friends, family of officer kenyan youngstrom will be behind me. >> reporter: they do have some chairs set upout side. they expect 2500 people in the main
on the attack on the american consulate in libya. a new report suggests that a former detain knee who is possibly tied to al-qaeda may have been involved. u.s. intent sources say he may have led last week's attack. he was released back in 2007. he was supposed to be kept in libyan custody but was freed by the regim. for the first time federal investigators described the consulate attack as an act of terror. >> let me begin by asking you whether you would say that ambassador stevens and the three other americans died as a result of a terrorist attack? >> certainly on that particular question i would say yes. they were killed in the course after a terrorist attack on our embassy. >> later today secretary of state hilary clinton faces tough questions when she testifies about the security of diplomatic missions over seas. >>> there's an out pouring of support from around the world for the family of chris stevens. coming up at 7:15, the special web page has family has set up and how it's helping to keep his memory alive. >>> real drama on the streets of oakland. a high speed chase that led
. >>> state department says cnn reports on the personal diary of the u.s. ambassador who died in libya against his family's wishes. ambassador chris stevens was killed in a violent anti-american protest in the city of benghazi. protest began after the release of the film that ridiculed the prophet muhammed. cnn broke a pledge not to report on stevens diary. cnn says issues deserved full reporting and confirmed the information in the diary with other sources. >>> at least four people have died and 70 people have been hurt in protests against armed islamic militias in libya thousands provetesters stormed a benghazi compound where the militia is suspected of killing ambassador stevens and then set fire to the compound. two main militias in the eastern city announced they were disbanding after those protests. analysts say it's surprising because it's a strong hold for islamic extremists. >>> tens of thousands of people protests anti-islam film in the nigerian city of cano. shouting death to america. death to israel and death to the enemies of islam. protestors burned images of president obama and
other americans were killed in libya. the president is challenging the leaders there to confront the challenge of range exploding across the muslim world and saying the u.s. will not shrink from its role despite the violence there. in fact, more than 50 people have died in part to an anti- muslim film, violence from that. mr. obama will also be speak about preventing iran from having a nuclear weapon. we will have more coming up. >> thanks, tory. >>> time now, 7:26. the obama campaign launched a high-flying fund raising stunt, turning from a serious situation to a lighter one. there it is, there. obama's supporters attached that bobble head to a weather balloon. they released it in san francisco. the camera shows it is high above the earth. video was set to the theme music of et. all of this was meant to draw attention for a yard sale for obama. it is an initiative asking people to hold a yard sale then doe -- doe mate the money -- do nate the money to the obama campaign. >>> investigators make a disturbing discovery in the homes of a south bay principal accused of selling drug
that deadly u.s. embassy attack in libya. >> i think they want to do their very best from keeping the people in america from understanding exactly what happened. >> now, paul ryan also questioned whether the white house officials are on the same page. the administration has called the libya violence a terrorist attack but yesterday president obama used different terms to describe what happened. >> we're still doing an investigation. there's no doubt that the kind of weapons that were used that -- the ongoing assault, that it wasn't just a mob action. >> now, a white house security adviser is denouncing a coverup and are investigating exactly what happened to make sure diplomats are safe. >>> israel is not happy that iran's president is speaking to the u.n. general assembly on one of israel's most holiest days, yom kippur. some say they will walk out during mahmoud ahmadinejad's speech. alison burns is live from washington, d.c. with how the president is responding to new threats from the united states. >> reporter: tori, mahmoud ahmadinejad seems to be dismissing all of these warnings about
are connecting al qaeda to the deadly consulate in libya. republicans are learning more about what the obama administration knew before the attack. coming up at 7:15, we'll go live to learn how the controversy is going. >>> tonight, the 67-year-old nobel peace prize winner will be honored at the freedom forum. the event also features former global activists. tomorrow she will be at the university of san francisco. the form -- the former political prisoner is on an 18- day tour that included meeting president obama. >>> the u.s. postal service says this coming sunday it will default on billions of dollars for its future retirees. members of congress left without passing and approving money for the postal service. this is the second postal service default in a month. post office employees will still get paid. the owner of a wall night creek nightclub said he will fight city club night managers. he is the owner of a lounge. on october 25th, he's supposed to meet with the city planning commission to try to stop the force of a conditional use permit. it's the second time in a year the permit has
of the u.s. ambassador to libya stormed the compound of the islamic militia suspected in the attack. protesters set fire to the building in benghazi. no one was killed in that protest. >>> frustration has been growing in libya over armed militias known for their attacks on muslims who do not share their ideology. at least 19 people have been killed in pakistan over the antiislammic film that led to the killing of the u.s. ambassador. armed demonstrators and a crowd of 15,000 burned two movie theaters and a bank and fired on officers. ads are shown showing president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton denouncing that film. >>> protests are planned across the world today against a controversial drilling process known as fracking. in fracking, water is pumped deep into the ground to crack rocks that contain natural gas. fracking proponents say it increases natural gas production and lowers prices for consumers. opponents say the process contaminates water supplies and destroys the environment. more than 100 cities across the globe are taking part in this protest, including par
.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens. stevens and three members of his attack were killed in an attack on the u.s. consulate on september 11th. today's moment is silence is held during the u.c. berkeley arizona state football game. stevens graduated from u.c. berkeley in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in history. >>> this morning, michigan police are still working to determine if the body of teamsters leader jimmy hoffa is buried beneath a home in detroit. yesterday, all eyes were on the home as police removed two soil samples from underneath a shed. they were acting on a tip from a man dying of cancer who says he saw a body being buried at the home around the time hoffa disappeared. a scan of the area showed something under a concrete slab, but police are not sure what exactly it is. >> it could be a dead body. if not hoffa, then somebody else. or it could be the root of a tree. who notice. >> police say the soil samples are being tested for traces of human remains, and that nothing else was found during the dig. hoff that was last seen outside -- hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant in sub
. >>> the prime minister of libya says he thinks the attacks that killed chris stevens was planned ahead of time. >> i think it is. i think it is because the way it has taken place, the way they have done it proved they plan it. so it's not spontaneous thing. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is forming a panel to investigate the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi which >>> time 7:14. preparing for another round of protests he in indonesia, the united states closed the embassies in indonesia. friday is the main muslim day of prayer and in indonesia they have protests after the friday prayers. muslims enraged over the movie innocence of must leams which offended the -- muslims which offended the prophet mohammad was produced in the u.s. ahmadinejad is talking about the movie. today he denounced the west for what he called insults to the divine messenger and criticized respect for freedom of speech. he said that after a week of protests and riots by people very angry about that movie. >>> 7:15. congress is about to leave washington until after the november election. alison burns joins us
. >>> in libya, hundreds of people have turned over weapons from the uprising that toppled moammar qaddafi. more than 200 weapons have been collected, including a tank, heat seeking missiles and ammunition. it comes aft september 11 attack on the american consulate in benghazi that killed ambassador chris stevens. the weapons collected are just a fraction of the arms taken from qaddafi's arsenals during the rebellion. >>> to americans were killed in an attack in afghanistan. it happened at a check point just west of kabul. they do not have the exact details of what happened but some witnesses say an afghan soldier shot at americans who then returned fire. during the ensuing battle, a mortar shell killed an american soldier and an american contractor. officials say the afghan who fired first was killed in the shootout. 2,000 american service members have now died in afghanistan since the u.s.-led invasion in 2001. >>> the youngest prisoner at guantanamo bay has been returned to canada after spending a decade in custody. omar gutter was 15 years old when he was captured in a bombed out afghan comp
week after u.s. ambassador, chris stevens and three other staffers were killed in libya. >>> china will be the focus when president obama makes a campaign stop in ohio today. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us why the president is complaining about china to the world trade organization. alison? >> reporter: tori, since primary season, mitt romney has said that president obama has not been tough enough on china. well, today, during campaign stops in ohio, the president will announce he's filing a complaint with the world trade organization against chine new. the president alleges china has illegally subsidized auto parts for exports. the president will say the president gives china an up fair advantage and undermines states like ohio. this comes as mitt romney launches an ad campaign that says the president has fail the american workers by not taking on what he calls china's cheating. romney's campaign tweeted the president is only talking about it now because it is an election year. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 8:15. this morning, mitt romney
a smile. >> reporter: he grew up to the be -- to be the ambassador in libya. while vacationing in yosemite on september 7ing, she -- on september 7th, she learned he had been killed. >> after the first shock, you are kind numb and then you do what has to be done. >> reporter: we were sitting right here. so at that time, i was not in -- really not able to talk. but i did stand up. >> she stood up out of respect for the caller, president obama. ♪ >> reporter: she and chris's stepfather met privately with the president when chris's body was returned to american soil. >> he was cremated and i brought the ashes back. >> reporter: he will be interred next to his grandfather. >> i think he got those genes. >> reporter: they want chris's work to continue. so they have created a nonprofit in his memory. >> that chris's death will have had additional meaning. the last time they saw him in may, they gave him a big party to celebrate his leaving. >> that turned out to be his fare well. that hole in his heart is still there. rita williams -- rita homicide -- rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a
of former americans in libya. coming up, why a travel warning is now being issued. which two countries are being affected. >> today is the last day of the east bay standdown 2012, the event that began on thursday, provides everything from legal to support to medical services to teeth cleaning for veterans held at the alameda county fairgrounds. it cost between 600 and $700,000 to put on, most of the money coming from private donations. at least 400 veterans are expected to receive some form of help from this weekends event. >> the 49ers home opener at 5:30 tonight. there will be extra security at candlestick with undercover police officers in the crowd of fans. some officers are going to wear 49er gear, others will dress as detroit lions fans. counterfeit tickets and merchandise are also being looked for. the raiders kicked off against the dolphins. >>> mornings on 2:00 -- mornings on two ends early today. >> the raiders should have some nice weather in miami. here in san francisco we've gone again march, which brings the coast. >> overall, a nice day, especially away from the shorelin
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